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  • Disney Studio Chief Rich Ross Resigns
    Disney Studio Chief Rich Ross Resigns

    Rich Ross has resigned from his post as Walt Disney Studios Chair. After being promoted from his job running The Disney Channel, Ross has experienced a rocky road with full of strained relationships with many Hollywood insiders, not to mention others inside the Mouse House. Although technically only a few…

  • Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program
    Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program

    Touting the motto “Heroes Work Here. Employ excellence. Hire veterans” President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans yesterday at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City. The Heroes Work Here program continues Disney’s…

  • Walt Disney Remembered
    Walt Disney Remembered

    There’s no doubt Walt Disney is an American Icon. What he was able to achieve in his 66 years on the planet shaped the American psyche in ways that we’re still just beginning to understand (see virtual reality for instance). I always find it hard when just 10 days after…

  • The Thea Awards announced by TEA
    The Thea Awards announced by TEA

    The 18th Annual Thea Awards Recipients were anounced by TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) today. The annual awards for the themed entertainment industry celebrate excellence in storytelling that supports the creation of compelling places and guest experiences. As you might expect Disney is well represented. Imagineer Joe Rohde won the newly…

  • Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015
    Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015

    In an announcement that seems a bit out of the blue, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger announced he will step down from that role in 2015 and leave the company entirely in 2016. At that point Iger will have been CEO for just about 10 years and…

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